The Oceanfront, Sandbridge Beach and Chesapeake Bay Beach: Virginia Beach has Something for Everyone
Newcomers to Virginia Beach automatically assume that out city is just our signature boardwalk lined with hotels, shops and restaurants. Although we love our bustling boardwalk that runs... More
There’s so much to do and see when you visit Virginia Beach. While there are a number of attractions in this coastal community, Virginia Beach’s centerpiece is the oceanfront boardwalk. The boardwalk is just steps away from a number of popular restaurants, shops, water activities and so... More
A Variety of Shops Wait Just Beyond the Boardwalk
Whether you’re looking for beach threads, something chic or something unique, Virginia Beach is a shopper’s seaside paradise. Shopping isn’t limited to just the boardwalk. Start at the Oceanfront, then make your way to an art gallery in the ViBe... More
Everything You Need to Know about Virginia Beach Vacation Rentals
Imagine spending your Virginia Beach vacation right on the water. Grill from your deck then enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach. There are a number of fantastic hotels, motels and resorts in Virginia Beach, but renting a vacation... More
A Diversity of Flavors and Dining Experiences in Virginia Beach
Local Virginia Beach-ers are an eclectic crew. This area seems to draw people from all over the world, and that diversity is reflected in our cuisine. Being a beach community, we’re well known for our seafood which appears on many... More
14 Rainy Day Activities
Pouring rain doesn’t necessarily mean a poor vacation. Instead of spending your time inside pouting about the weather, do a little exploring instead. You’ll learn that Virginia Beach has much to offer—even when the sun’s not shining.
1. Explore the Aquatic Life
Must-Do Activities in Attractions in Virginia Beach
While Virginia Beach is absolutely one of the most relaxing coastal vacation locales around, it can also be one of the most exhilarating. From Cape Henry to Sandbridge, you will find that Virginia Beach has an incredible amount of adventurous... More
So Much to See and Do on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach has miles of land and sea that are perfect for a number of exciting activities. The heart of Virginia Beach, however, is the famous boardwalk. The Virginia Beach boardwalk is a hub for countless activities, shops, restaurants,... More
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Something in the Water is Virginia Beach’s New Summertime Festival
Virginia Beach is a buzz year-round with events, festivals and activities. However, summer time is when the coastal city truly heats up. Throughout Virginia Beach, from the Oceanfront to inland, you can find happenings...
Virginia Beach’s NAS Oceana is One of the Finest Master Jet Bases in the Nation
An intense rushing noise fills the air. In certain areas of Virginia Beach, the sound can be almost deafening. If this is your first visit to the area you may be perplexed or even concerned by the turbulent...
Make a Splash at Ocean Breeze Waterpark
A summertime trip to Virginia Beach is sure to be filled with some fun in the sun. There’s no better way to beat the heat than in the water. When you aren’t playing in the waves of the Atlantic Ocean, make a splash at Ocean Breeze Waterpark in...
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Events and Activities at the Something in the Water Festival
The inaugural Something in the Water festival takes place April 26–28 at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Over the last month, more information has been released about what types of...
The Official Something in the Water Festival Map
Virginia Beach is just a few weeks away from the inaugural Something in the Water festival. The music and entertainment festival, created by Virginia Beach native and musical producer and rapper Pharrell Williams, is already sold out...
Day or night, rain or shine—Virginia Beach provides visitors with enough entertainment to overflow any well-planned travel itinerary. Whether you want a night out or the town or you want to discover the works of Virginia Beach’s talented local artists, there’s plenty for you to see, hear...
Need a day of deep relaxation?
Look no further than Balance Therapeutic Massage, located just a short drive from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Each massage session is based upon the needs of the individual. Balance is locally...
This Beatles-themed tavern brings together great food and amazing entertainment.
Every week, local and regional artists appear on the Abbey Road stage. Patrons love their menu and full bar, with 42 Drafts & Crafts on Tap!...
This traditional Italian restaurant has been providing fine dining experiences to the area for over 20 years. Sample amazing pasta creations or delicious, wood-fired pizzas on the outdoor patio or in the inviting dining room...
No beach vacation would be complete with some delicious salt water taffy from the Candy Kitchen.
Candy Kitchen is family owned and operated, passing down time-honored recipes that use the freshest, most delicious...
Dough Boy’s is a Virginia Beach original with a relaxed, west coast feel.
A family-friendly restaurant with the best pizza at the oceanfront. Delicious specialty pizzas with unique flavors like Pizza Rex or Cordon Blue Pizza...